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Qatar

US judge orders Qatar military officer accused of enslaving servants immediately deported - Reuters

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Qatar

Qatar has 'vision and target' of hosting Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, senior member of Gulf country's Olympics committee says - AFP

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Syrian civil war

Syrian ambassador claims opposition was 'instructed' by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey to withdraw from peace talks - Reuters

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FIFA corruption case

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne backs US to host 2022 World Cup if Qatar is stripped of tournament - AP

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Qatar

OPEC is evaluating whether to hold extraordinary meeting, Qatar's energy minister says - Reuters

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Qatar

Qatar to raise fuel prices 30% starting at midnight - @zaidbenjamin

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Saudi Arabia execution fallout

Qatar says it is recalling its ambassador to Iran in protest of attack on Saudi embassy - @Reuters

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Kuwait

At least 9 escape kidnappers in Iraq, cross into Kuwait Thursday after at least 26 Qataris were kidnapped Wednesday: police, media - @ReutersWorld

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Iraq

More: Qatari foreign ministry says kidnapped citizens were on hunting trip with official permit from Iraqi interior ministry - @Reuters

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Iraq

Qatari foreign ministry says working with Iraqi government to release kidnapped Qatari nationals 'as soon as possible' - @Reuters

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Iraq

Gunmen kidnap at least 26 Qatari hunters in Iraqi desert near border with Saudi Arabia, Iraqi officials say - @BBCBreaking

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Turkey to set up Qatar military base to face 'common enemies' - @Jerusalem_Post

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Qatar, Pakistan to participate in Saudi-based Islamic alliance against terrorism, per state media - @Reuters

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Qatar

Qatar rejects rights group report on 'rampant' labor abuse - @Jerusalem_Post

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Doha, Doha, Qatar

Photo: Flooding in Doha, Qatar, after usually dry region receives more than 3 inches of rain - @bbcweather

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floods

A year's worth of rain deluged parts of Qatar as floods hit Saudi Arabia - @AP

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Yemen crisis

Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Mohammad al-Attiyah announces first fatality of Qatari soldier in Saudi-led war in Yemen - @AP

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Jordan

First lady Michelle Obama travels to Jordan and Qatar as part of 'Let Girls Learn' initiative, pens travel blog about experience - @Medium

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FIFA corruption case

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy rejects Sepp Blatter's claim he was crucial factor in awarding Qatar hosting rights to 2022 World Cup - @powfooty

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FIFA corruption case

Sepp Blatter tells Financial Times the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were 'diplomatically arranged' in advance to go to Russia and US, but Michel Platini spoiled plan by voting for Qatar - @richard_conway

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